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VIDEO: Wind and warm, dry weather increase Elephant Hill wildfire

Crews may start conducting controlled burns as early as today to try to contain the fire.

Australian firefighters bring experience to the B.C. wildfire battle

Australian officers and technicians join wildfire battle across B.C.

Cache Creek residents return, crews battle Elephant Hill wildfire

Residents, who had been on evacuation order since July 7, were able to return on July 18.

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          VIDEO: Entangled sea lion rescued near Tofino

          An adult female Steller sea lion was facing a potentially painful and slow death on Cleland Island.

          Firefighters and volunteers gather to welcome returning Cache Creek residents

          After 12 days of being evacuated, the village started to come back to life on July 18.

          Premier John Horgan, NDP cabinet get down to work

          NDP’s 22-member cabinet includes minister of mental health

          Returning evacuees need to think safety first for food, water, and more

          Make sure your water source is safe, and that food is not contaminated. When in doubt, throw it out.

          Update: 100 Mile House resident found safe

          The RCMP thank the public for their assistance in locating Maria Watt

          Family home burned to the ground

          “It looked like a war zone there”

          Wildfire burns in Banff National Park

          Large part of park closed to hikers, campers

          Cache Creek evacuation order to be lifted at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18

          An evacuation alert will still be in place for the village, which has been evacuated since July 7.

          Local tourism operators support wildfire crews, evacuees

          Businesses in the 108 feed fire crews while Lone Butte pub helps evacuees

          • Jul 17th, 2017

          Area L and H on evacuation alert: Green Lake, Horse Lake, Highway 24 corridor, Mahood Lake

          Big Creek evacuation ordered. Gang Ranch area north of Lac la Hache on alert

          Save-On-Foods donates $8,000 worth of food

          Communities rally to support South Cariboo residents

          Airtanker crews at the ready

          A look at the people who fight wildfires

          Local businesses impacted by wildfire

          “We are totally shut down. There is zero income.”

          Gustafsen fire evacuees settling in in Keremeos

          Evacuees from the Gustafsen (100 Mile House) fire have taken refuge at the Elks rodeo grounds.

          “Stubborn farmers” working behind fire lines to protect homes, animals

          “We’re going to keep fighting until we can’t no more”